Rise in arrests under gang laws

Gardaí have arrested 24 people under emergency anti-gang laws within the last year.

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Gardaí investigate report of attack on girl, 5, by three young boys

A garda investigation is underway into an incident involving a young girl and three older boys.

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US family hail 'overwhelming generosity' of Irish people after equipment and wedding footage stolen

Videos and photos of Jeff Olsen and his new bride Anna Lisa Van Bloem, who were wed during the Summer Solstice on the Hill of Tara in Co Meath, were stolen from Anna Lisa's brother's car while he stopped to visit the Hill of Slane on the way back to the airport.

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Gardaí appeal for potential victims of alleged assaults on women at Connolly Station

Gardaí are appealing for witnesses and potential victims following a number of reported assaults that occurred in the Connolly Station area on Wednesday.

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Flanagan: We must avoid potential post-Brexit 'political turbulence'

Minister Flanagan said he shared concerns expressed by Garda Commissioner on the need to ensure the continuing exchange of information with the PSNI

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Man held after woman and three children found with stab injuries after London attack

The suspect was known to the victims and no-one else is being sought in connection with the north London attack.

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Gardaí 'flooding' area, where children found loaded gun, to combat 'reckless' feud

The brother and sister, aged seven and five respectively, escaped unharmed after they discovered a loaded handgun on a green area near their home on Castlecurragh estate in the Mulhuddart area

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Gardaí uncover Romanian crime gang's 'manufacturing hub' for production of false passports

Gardaí have delivered a “major blow” to a Romanian crime gang after they uncovered a “manufacturing hub” for the production of false passports.

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Man arrested following searches as part of Europe-wide crime investigation

A man has been arrested and three searches carried out in Dublin in connection with a Europe-wide cyber scam and money laundering investigation.

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Investigation launched into suspected petrol bomb attack in Louth

An investigation has been launched after a suspected petrol bomb attack in Drogheda, Co Louth.

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Boxing world pays tribute to 'ferocious fighter' and 'gentleman' Kevin Sheehy

A teenager and an older man, who are being questioned by gardaí on suspicion of murdering a Limerick boxer in a hit and run yesterday, have been transferred to garda stations in Limerick following their arrests in the Midlands last night.

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Man seriously injured following shooting in Dublin

A man has been seriously injured in a shooting incident in Dublin.

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Gardaí search suspected brothel in Kildare

Gardaí in Newbridge have searched a building believed to be a brothel.

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17 arrested and two luxury cars seized following searches in Dublin

Seventeen people have been arrested in a series of raids by gardaí in Dublin.

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Man attacked in Cork as family mourns death of young mum

Gardaí have launched an investigation after reports that a man was assaulted at a house on the northside of Cork city last night where a family was in mourning after a funeral.

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Recorded sexual offences increase for fifth consecutive year

Figures published by the Central Statistics Office show a 10% rise in the last 12 months and a 55% jump in the last five years.

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Number of homicides down but recorded sexual offences up 10% in last year

Homicide offences have continued to fall within the last year, new figures show.

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Man arrested in connection with Darndale murder last month

A man has been arrested in connection with the murder of a 24-year-old Jordan Davis in Darndale in Dublin.

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Appeal over feud-related incidents in Drogheda

An ongoing dispute in the town between feuding gangs has seen numerous violent incidents committed over the past year.

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Gardaí in Galway appealing for witnesses to two assaults in the city

A man in his 40s was seriously injured when he came to the assistance of another man being assaulted.

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VIDEO: Limerick restaurant forced to go cashless after three burglaries in as many months

“We really feel it is time to go cashless. It’s safer for our employees and safer for our business. Hopefully, those who are causing us such hassle will bugger off now.”

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Significant drop in number of people worried about being a victim of crime, survey says

There has been a significant reduction in the number of people who worry about becoming a victim of crime, a public survey has found.

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Face ‘completely slashed’ in mass brawl between gangs

A man had his face “completely slashed” during a mass brawl involving around 50 people at a south west Dublin estate.

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Rise in non-custodial sentences and increase in number of sex offenders supervised in community

Last year saw a further rise in the number of community-service sanctions handed down by Irish courts — with a marked increase in those involving female offenders.

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Post-mortem carried out on Mayo woman found dead yesterday

Her body was discovered yesterday morning at a house in the Westport area.

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Man arrested following discovery of woman's body in Westport

The body of a woman has been found in Co Mayo.

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Gardaí appeal for witnesses of alleged racial abuse on train

Gardaí are seeking the public's help in an investigation of alleged racial abuse on a train.

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Gardaí investigating shooting incident in Co Longford

Gardaí are appealing for information after shots were fired at a house in Longford.

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Gardaí appeal for information following cash-in-transit robbery in Westmeath

Gardaí are appealing for information after a cash box was stolen in Co Westmeath this morning.

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Police investigating battery acid comment made by Jo Brand on radio

The comedian was criticised for inciting violence by Brexit Party leader Nigel Farage.

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Teen arrested in connection with Limerick stabbing

A teenage boy has been arrested in Co Limerick in connection with the stabbing of a man in the city.

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Gardaí investigating fatal stabbing on O'Connell St appeal for dashcam footage

A man was brazenly stabbed to death as a nearby Garda requested assistance in monitoring his interaction with another man on Dublin's O'Connell Street.

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CAB seize car and Rolex watch in operation targeting Dublin gang

The Criminal Assets Bureau have seized a Volkswagen car and a Rolex watch in an operation targeting a member of an organised crime gang in Dublin.

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Gardaí investigating alleged sexual assault at Dublin Luas stop

It is alleged the woman was assaulted at the tram station in Rialto on Friday evening.

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Non-payment of court fines: When crime does not pay

People whose job it is to administer the lower reaches of our courts service could be forgiven if from time to time they thought about a career switch to a line of work that might give them a greater sense of achievement.

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Minister may have to consider legislative changes to enforce court fines

Justice Minister Charlie Flanagan will implement any legal changes recommended by experts in a bid to address the crisis facing the enforcement of court fines.

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Man due in court over fatal hit-and-run in Dublin

The 21-year-old pedestrian was taken to Beaumont Hospital where he was later pronounced dead.

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Woman plans return to USA after attack by youth gang

An American woman is considering moving back to the US from Ireland after being attacked by a gang of young teenagers while she says others watched “like we were a TV show”.

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Only 7% who fail to pay fine face penalty

The vast bulk of offenders who refuse to pay court fines are getting away scot-free and the entire enforcement system is “increasingly futile”, court documents reveal.

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More power is needed to fix Ireland’s expensive and futile fines system

More power is needed to fix Ireland’s expensive and futile fines system

People who receive a fine for a criminal offence but who fail to pay up are, in the vast majority of cases, getting away with it and the Courts Service believes the costly enforcement system is increasingly futile, writes Security Correspondent Cormac O’Keeffe.

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Man seriously injured after shooting in west Dublin

A man in his 40s has been seriously injured after being shot in west Dublin.

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Big rise in numbers using crime support group

The organisation which supports victims of crime in court has seen a 27% increase in the number of people availing of its services over the past two years.

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Taoiseach to visit Dublin communities affected by gangland crime

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar will visit hard-hit Dublin communities where three people have been shot dead in recent days in a bid to show his "revulsion" at the killings.

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Man arrested following Limerick shooting released without charge

The man, who is in his mid 20s, was arrested after shots were fired at a house on Hyde Road on Thursday evening.

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Man arrested after drugs worth €221,000 seized in Dublin

A man in his late 40s has been arrested after a drugs seizure in Finglas last night.

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Boy, 12, charged after Derry disorder

Trouble broke out in the Moss Park area after police were called to a hoax security alert near a polling station used for the European elections.

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Blade Bare: Weapons cache seized from teen gang, highlighting reality of knife crime

The reality of knife crime and arranged fights between gangs of teens is laid bare in this Garda photograph.

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Hard on crime, without any hard facts

The high cost of locking up low-level criminals for long periods began to bite, writes Michael Clifford.

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'Bizarre' case of abandoned trolley full of paid for goods leaves Gardai nonplussed

Gardai are appealing for help in tracing the owner of a trolley load of shopping in an investigation which has been described as 'bizarre'

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'Collaboration is key' to tackling fraud, NYPD detective says

Dermot Shea, who is in Ireland for the International Fraud Prevention conference in Dublin, said that the landscape of law enforcement is changing and it is a challenge to stay ahead of criminals.

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Two men arrested in connection with aggravated burglaries and robberies in Drogheda

The men, aged 18 and 22, were arrested in the Drogheda area yesterday.

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Garda Inspector arrested in relation to corruption probe released

Latest: A Garda Inspector arrested as part of an investigation into suspected corruption in the force has been released without charge.

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Sinn Féin TD urges Government to take action on acid attacks

Donnchadh Ó Laoghaire told Justice Minister Charlie Flanagan that he needs to be proactive in tackling the issue.

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Gardaí investigating money laundering raid four premises and freeze €40k in bank account

The Criminal Assets Bureau is examining the beneficial owners of a home in North Cork and another in South Tipperary as part of an ongoing money laundering investigation.

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Mother of murdered boys wants killers to wait longer for parole

The mother of two boys murdered by their father says she wants convicted killers to wait longer for parole.

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Mother of two boys killed by her husband calls for implementation of parole law

Kathleen Chada, the mother of two boys killed by their father, is calling for the implementation of the Parole Bill which would change the length of time at which a prisoner serving a life sentence can appeal for parole from seven years to 12 years.

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Government to approve study of family homicides

The Government is to sign off on an independent specialist research study on familicide today.

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Teenager assisting Gardaí with investigation into fatal stabbing in Dublin

A post-mortem is due to be carried out on the body of a man stabbed to death in Dublin.

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Government 'turning its back' on communities over threat of scrambler bikes

The Government is "turning its back" on vulnerable communities and ignoring the threat of scrambler bikes in local areas by failing to listen to garda concerns over the issue.

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Wicklow Gardaí charge man in connection with fatal stabbing

A man has been charged in connection with a fatal stabbing in Co. Wicklow yesterday morning.

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